IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dihydrocoumarin hydrolase

Reaction: dihydrocoumarin + H2O = melilotate

Systematic name: dihydrocoumarin lactonohydrolase

Comments: Also hydrolyses some other benzenoid 1,4-lactones.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37278-47-0


1. Kosuge, T. and Conn, E.E. The metabolism of aromatic compounds in higher plants. V. Purification and properties of dihydrocoumarin hydrolase of Melilotus alba. J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 1653-1656.

[EC created 1972]

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